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    air brick and damp question

    Ok thanks, I've been taking s peek at the neighbours and surrounding houses. Neighbours house has no visible air bricks. Or they were burried like mine. Other houses have them visible. All have concrete floors
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    air brick and damp question

    I thought cavities shouldn't be ventilated though? I'm going to dig the channel out below the air bricks as you have mentioned. Thanks for all the advice
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    air brick and damp question

    Thanks, Plaster and skirting is completely fine, Ive just decorated. There was no tide marks on the wall nor was there any flaking paint and the plaster was solid. No soft spots, because i did test it near to the damp area. The skirting board was fine also. With regards to the damp fireplace...
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    air brick and damp question

    Hi Ken, thanks for taking the time to reply. Ive only owned the house for 7 years so have no idea if they used to have wooden floors. I know my neighbour (who is council) has been there for years so will ask next time i see them. With regards to the area where the asphalt has broken down or in...
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    air brick and damp question

    Hi everyone Little bit of background information. I live in an ex council house, built 1935. Recently taken the carpet up to find one corner of the floor was slightly damp. Walls showing no sign of damp. The floor is concrete construction with asphalt covering. I believe the asphalt was...
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